This Monday may be known as “Black Monday” due to the amount of NFL jobs that are annually lost on the first Monday after the season’s end but this year’s Black Monday may be the darkest of them all.

Kyle Orton is retiring from the NFL.

In a statement from the Buffalo Bills, Orton stated his reasons for retiring at this time:

“I just have been going at it for 10 years and it’s just a family decision and I’ve decided to get home and be a dad and call it a day,” said Orton.

“I think I’ve been away from my parents since going to college, so 14 years,” he said. “Anytime you have a chance to end on a good note and go home and spend time with family that’s really important to me and my wife and we’re just excited to move on.”

And of course, he left the game in the most Orton-way possible.

God speed, you lovable scamp.

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